March is Women’s History Month
March is National Women’s History Month and the Broward County Commission on the Status of Women honors seven extraordinary women in our community who exemplify “Character, Courage and Commitment.” Their achievements and contributions encompass education, advocacy, as well as social and humanitarian issues. These honorees are role models who inspire girls and women to work toward their full potential. An exhibit highlighting their accomplishments will be featured in the Governmental Center lobby, 115 S. Andrews Avenue, in Fort Lauderdale. More...
Community Response to Womens’ Survey
Thank you to the individuals who completed our survey on womens’ needs in Broward County. View the survey results here.
The Broward County Commission on the Status of Women is an advisory board dedicated to advancing gender equality, empowering women in achieving their fullest potential, eliminating barriers to that achievement, recognizing women's accomplishments and initiating collaboration to inspire community action that positively affects women.
Through education and advocacy, the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) identifies and helps resolve economic, health, social and other issues facing women in our community. The 18 member CSW Board appointed by Broward County Commissioners is dedicated to:
- Improving the status of women in Broward County
- Advocating legislative and administrative action to promote equality for women
- Creating awareness of women’s needs, contributions and potential of all women
- Seeking new expanded services for women in education, child care, employment, housing, social concerns, criminal justice, finance, marriage, families and more